Craig Strong has been working in the Greater Los Angeles real estate industry for many productive years. His deep knowledge of his local market, commitment to civic participation and firm belief in giving back to his community has made him virtually synonymous with selling real estate in the Southeast Valley and surrounding areas .As a native New Yorker, Craig was a vital part of Point Blank Body Armor, a four- generation family company. Craig next relocated to Los Angeles becoming a high-level property investor. His success in investment led him to develop his own clientele as a real estate agent. Craig has won many major awards and continues to be a Top Producing Sales Agent. By combining his well-honed sales skills, and years of knowledge in property investment, Craig has catapulted himself into the ranks of the most sought-after real estate agent in the Greater Los Angeles Area.
In addition to his professional accomplishments, Craig’s civic participation in Toluca Lake and Studio city, showcased by his fundraising for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, demonstrates his values and drive to give back to his thriving community. As a resident himself in Toluca Lake for 15+ years, he understands the issues that impact local residents and continually helps address and resolve them. Craig Strong has the drive to go above and beyond your expectations in selling your home, or finding you the perfect new one. With his heavy dose of honesty, integrity and hard working professionalism he can get you through any deal.
10346 Moorpark St, Toluca Lake
The Bob & Dolores Hope Estate was designed in 1939 by celebrity architect Robert Finkelhor. The 5+ acre estate was redone in the '50s & lovingly enhanced over the years. It has hosted decades of star-studded gatherings as well as informal visits from neighbors like Bing Crosby & Frank Sinatra. Walled & gated, providing the utmost privacy, the compound includes a main house measuring nearly 15,000 sq ft, a two-bedroom guest house & staff quarters. In the main residence, a soaring foyer opens to a formal living rm w/walls of glass that frame the manicured landscape. The stately grounds also feat. a 1 par 3 golf course & a putting green. A family rm, bar & billiard rm, formal & family dining rms, chef's kitchen, & library complete the main level. Upstairs are 6 bedroom suites & a lavish master wing. The estate features both a classic outdoor pool. Herein lies a historic opportunity to own one of the most iconic residences in Southern California.
4355 Forman Ave, Toluca Lake
Stunning Mediterranean Toluca Lake Celebrity Estate on .75 acres. Private romantic villa masterfully designed by architect Kevin Clark, recently updated. Grace and opulence reign. Old World craftsmanship incl. elegant crown molding, mantels & custom built-ins. Beautiful marble & new hardwood floors. Enjoy living/screening room, bright dining area & bar. New gourmet kitchen & family room are wonderful spaces to relax w/family & friends. New appliances & fixtures. L-shaped island w/snack bar, prep sink & wine fridge. Spacious family bedrooms & new baths. The sumptuous master offers lux en suite, soaking tub, new steam shower, underfloor heating. New gym, 2 offices, music room & maids'. New landscape, privacy trees/hedges, lawns, fencing & pool house. Upgraded pool w/glass tile & spa. Lovely new patio w/fireplace, outdoor audio/TV, new BBQ grill w/sink, fridge, cold drawer. New Control4 for TV, audio, drapes, lighting, security/cameras/new gates. Remodeled garages (4 car). 2 br guest house.
9918 Toluca Lake Ave, Toluca Lake
Enchanting lakefront Tudor overlooking Lakeside Golf Club. Located on one of Toluca Lake's most prestigious streets, this charming one-of-a-kind waterfront estate features picturesque gardens, velvet lawns and shade trees leading to a private dock and boat slip. Idyllic setting provides a respite from city life. The sprawling floor plan features massive entertaining spaces including formal living room, dining room, family room & bar, patio access, stunning water views, beautiful hardwood floors, leaded glass diamond-pane windows, vaulted ceilings, hand-hewn wood beams and two fireplaces. A spacious master suite on the main floor looks out at spectacular scenery through picture windows. Upstairs are huge family bedrooms and a media/game room or office. Inviting brick patios and pergolas are perfect for days on the lake or magical evenings under the stars. Includes separate guest/nanny's quarters with private entrance. Room for pool or to expand. Near Warner Bros, shopping and dining.
4650 Forman Ave, Toluca Lake
Luxurious Cape Cod Estate in Toluca Lake. No detail spared in this exceptional 7,325 sq ft home set behind automatic gates with privacy hedges and circular motor court. Open plan offers large windows capitalizing on natural light, hardwood floors, 9+ ft ceilings, crown molding and custom finishes chosen for a cosmopolitan scheme. Elegant combo fireside living/dining room allows for large gatherings. Gorgeous gourmet kitchen with two large islands, Sub-Zero refrigerator, Wolf range and microwave, butler's pantry with bev fridge, walk-in pantry and casual dining area. Adjoining family room with fireplace, built-ins and glass pocket doors that disappear for seamless indoor/outdoor living. Home theater. Romantic prime suite has fireside sitting area, walk-in closets, balcony and en suite with spa tub and double shower. Oversized guest beds; designer baths. 2 bed/bath down. Smart home features Control4, Ring and surround sound. Tropical oasis with outdoor lounge, fire pit, pool, spa, built-in bbq and 1+1 guest house. Area is home to many celebrities.